Hepatitis C Knowledge among Primary Care Residents: Is Our Teaching Adequate for the Times?

@article{Coppola2004HepatitisCK,
  title={Hepatitis C Knowledge among Primary Care Residents: Is Our Teaching Adequate for the Times?},
  author={Angelo G Coppola and Pietor C Karakousis and David C. Metz and M F C L Go and M Mhokashi and Colin W. Howden and Jean-Pierre Raufman and Virender K. Sharma},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={99},
  pages={1720-1725}
}
BACKGROUND:Increasingly, primary care (PC) physicians will be the first to encounter patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.AIM:To determine opinions and practices of PC residents regarding HCV.METHODS:We administered a one-page questionnaire to 180 PC residents at five U.S. training programs.RESULTS:Respondents were distributed equally across postgraduate year, 83% were U.S. graduates, and 44% had seen >11 (HCV) patients in the past year. Residents tested for HCV in persons with… CONTINUE READING